Category Archives: Herbs

October Harvests

Harvest have slowed down this month as the garden is mostly cleaned up for the year. I shelled by dry beans and put them in jars. This basketful is the last of the tomatillos before the frost. We’re enjoying leeks … Continue reading

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First Tomato!

On Saturday I picked the first tomato! It was a sungold cherry, from one of the plants that was transplanted with protection in early May. Also this week, the first of the Fava Beans And lots of chamomile. See other … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring

The first snowdrop Sorrel sprouting Rye grass greening Chickens enjoying the rye grass Sap simmering on the stove Maple syrup in jars Spring has begun!

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Harvest Monday 10/24/11

This week was a slow week for harvests. There is enough to go out and pick a few things for dinner but the large harvests are long gone. The two major things remaining in the garden are Brussels sprouts and … Continue reading

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Harvest Monday 10/17/11

This week’s harvest brought some lasts and firsts. The last of the apples, 5 lbs. The first of the brussels sprouts (and an egg & last of dried beans). The first of the saffron. These red stamens come from a … Continue reading

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